Category Archives : JAPAN








SHRIMP ROLLS
If you google the word “shrimp rolls”, you will get over 5 millions images of shrimp rolls. Speaking of variety! These shrimp rolls are not wrapped in spring roll wrappers, wonton wrappers, rice, seaweed, or any other common wrappers. The shrimp rolls are wrapped using roasted bell peppers. I love […]

SHRIMP ROLLS


CHICKEN TERIYAKI ROLLS
The fun part about making sushi is you can pretty much roll in (or roll out) whatever you wish. These chicken teriyaki rolls are just one of the example. I also rolled in some avocados and spinach leaves. These rolls can be a complete meal on its own. These will […]

CHICKEN TERIYAKI ROLLS



INARI SUSHI
Inari sushi is one of my favorite sushi that is very simple to make. Inari sushi is typically made of a deep-fried tofu skin pouch, called aburaage in Japanese, stuffed with seasoned sushi rice. Aburaage are skins made by lifting the skin off soy milk and drying it. The aburaage […]

INARI SUSHI

















GYOZA/ JAPANESE PAN-FRIED DUMPLINGS
Gyoza or also known as Japanese pan-fried dumplings are ground meat and/or vegetable-filled dumplings that are pan-fried and then steamed. Gyoza is very similar to the Chinese’s pot sticker (guo tie). Gyoza is usually served with soy-vinegar dipping sauce. Making gyoza is really not that difficult and it is perfect […]

GYOZA/ JAPANESE PAN-FRIED DUMPLINGS




BRAISED PORK BELLY FOR RAMEN NOODLES
I have prepared braised pork belly before using my mom’s recipe. That was such a great Chinese-style pork belly recipe and a great treat. It’s always my favorite. This braised pork belly recipe from Takashi’s noodle by Takashi Yagihashi and Harris Salat is a classic topping for shoyu ramen noodles. […]

BRAISED PORK BELLY FOR RAMEN NOODLES